Pricing and specs announced for new Alfa Romeo Giulia
Alfa Romeo has announced the UK pricing and specification for its new Giulia compact executive saloon, which brings all-new rear-wheel drive architecture and the range-topping 503bhp Quadrifoglio model.
Priced from £29,180 OTR, the Giulia offers four engine variants (two petrol and two diesel), which are all paired to a new eight-speed automatic transmission as standard, plus five trim levels: Giulia, Super, Tecnica, Speciale and Quadrifoglio.
The entry-level ‘Giulia’ trim is available with a 198bhp 2.0-litre turbo engine and brings equipment including 16-inch alloy wheels, LED rear lights, chrome exhaust and aluminium brake calipers. Inside, there’s a dual-zone climate control, Alfa D.N.A. rotary driving mode selector, 3.5-inch TFT colour cluster instrument panel, UConnect 6.5-inch display infotainment system with DAB plus MP3 and Bluetooth connectivity, 8-speaker audio system, rear parking sensors and cruise control.
Active safety systems including Forward Collision Warning (FCW) with Autonomous Emergency Brake (AEB) with pedestrian recognition, Integrated Brake System (IBS), and Lane Departure Warning (LDW).
The Super version is available with the 198bhp 2.0-litre turbo petrol, 147bhp 2.2 JTDM-2 and 177bhp 2.2 JTDM-2 and is priced from £30,750 OTR for the 2.2 litre JTDM-2 147bhp version. Features include 17-inch alloy wheels and a dual chrome exhaust tip. Inside, Alfa Romeo Giulia Super features an 8.8-inch 3D navigation with 7-inch TFT display, as well as leather and cloth seat trims in three colour options.
The Tecnica is available with the 2.2-litre Turbo diesel with 147bhp or 177bhp and is priced from £30,995 OTR for the 147bhp variant. Aimed at the business user, this brings equipment include power seats, climate pack (cooled glove box, rear air vents and air quality system) and privacy glass. It also adds a driver assistance pack featuring front and rear parking sensors and rear view camera with dynamic gridlines.
Building on the Super trim level, the Speciale trim level is priced at £34,150 OTR and comes fitted with the 2.2 JTDM-2 177bhp engine. Equipment covers 18-inch alloys, 25W bi-Xenon headlamps, sports front and rear bumpers, a sports diffuser, dual chrome exhaust and red brake callipers. Inside the cabin, the Alfa Romeo Giulia Speciale features aluminium metal sport pedals and footrest, heated and powered front seats, heated steering wheel and leather sports seats.
The top-of-the-range Quadrifoglio trim level is powered by a new 503bhp Bi-Turbo V6 petrol engine, with an eight-speed paddle shift automatic transmission as standard and is priced from £59,000 OTR.
Features include leather and Alcantara upholstered sports seats, sports steering wheel with red ignition button, carbon fibre inserts for the interior and aerodynamic exterior spoilers, comfort and safety features that also include BSM (Blind Spot Monitoring) technology and rear camera as well as 35W Xenon headlights with AFS technology.
In addition, the Quadrifoglio comes with the AlfaTM Active Aero Splitter system, the dedicated braking system, the AlfaTM D.N.A. Pro selector with Race mode that communicates with the AlfaTM Chassis Domain Control (CDC) system, and Alfa Torque Vectoring.
The Alfa Romeo Giulia will go on sale in the UK later this year.